Live Webinar: Coffee and Conversation with Michelle and Eric

The Chapter welcomes back DAU Professor Michelle Currier and Holland & Knight’s Eric Crusius for an informal discussion on a variety Government Contracting topics. You can even suggest topics for them to cover!


Program Description

Please join us for an informal chat with Michelle and Eric on today’s hot topics du jour in contracting. This is an open conversation, so please bring your questions, concerns, and aggravations. Questions may be submitted ahead of time via the registration portal.


Here is a sampling of topics Michelle and Eric will cover:

  • CMMC
  • Intellectual Property Marking
  • Buy American
  • LPTA
  • New DAU Certification changes
  • And More! 



Friday, March 26, 2021, 10:00AM to 11:30AM

How To Join

Zoom Webinar using Windows, Mac, tablet, or mobile

The Presenters

Michelle Currier

Professor of Contract Management

Defense Acquisition University 

Eric Crusius


Holland & Knight 

Ms. Michelle M. Currier, a Professor at Defense Acquisition University (DAU), was recognized by the University with the Distinguished Teacher Award in October 2012. The academic community bestows the Distinguished Teacher Award to recognize faculty members who demonstrate teaching mastery through classroom performance and enhancing student outcomes. Ms. Currier serves as a Professor of Contract Management at DAU Middle Atlantic Region. Ms. Currier brings a wealth of real world experience to the classroom from her 35-year career, having served with distinction as a Contracting Officer, Division Chief, and Director of Contracts at the Naval Research Laboratory, Military Sealift Command, Small Business Administration, Naval Sea Systems Command, and the Army Contracting Command.

Eric, a Partner at Holland & Knight specializing in Government Contracts, Internet/Technology Law, and representing businesses of all shapes and sizes, was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star. This honor is only given to the top 2.5% of attorneys who meet certain criteria. Eric is a proven trial attorney in state and federal court.

Aside from his recent accomplishments, Eric has extensive experience in litigating all stages of complex multi-million dollar matters in various state and federal courts from commencement through trial and verdict. In addition, Eric has successfully represented contractors before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the United States Court of Federal Claims (COFC), the Department of Labor and various governmental boards. Eric has also briefed and argued appeals in state and federal court.

Other Details

Our webinar has an ID number and is password protected. You will receive an email from Zoom a day beforee the webinar with a link that will not require you to enter the ID number or password. If you decide to join by phone only, you will be prompted to enter the webinar ID number and password contained in the Zoom email.

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